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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Fri. Sep. 27

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

Fri. Sep. 27

Here We Grow Again - Childrens Consignment Fall Sale

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Item drop off for consignment on Wed & Thu before…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

Fri. Sep. 27

Performing Arts School of Dance at the Heyde Center

Looking for an age appropriate, joyful dance experience for your child? All ages, including private en pointe lessons (with doctor's permission for strength)

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $130 + $20 registration fee for Semester One

Age: Ages 2.5+

6:30-7:30am Fri. Sep. 27

Walking Your Truth: A Step by Step Practical Approach

Join Visionary Lisa Thelen and Rachelle Guse as they share their knowledge and tools with you. You will walk away with the power to be in tune with your body and the natural rhythm of life AND you will gain tools get you to choose to reset…

The Center
3701 Hwy 12 (E Clairemont Avenue)
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Sep. 27

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30am Fri. Sep. 27

Sign Language Preschool Class

Join us for an 8 week sign language class. At the end we will have created a book and know all of the signs to Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center
502 Bay St
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $35 for 8 weeks

Age: 2-8yrs old

10am-2pm Fri. Sep. 27

Retrospective Art Show, William Benson

A display of curiosity, experimentation and lifelong expression. Bill Benson (1932-2018) professor emeritus, UW-Eau Claire. During his life he explored a variety of art forms in printmaking. As a member of Grace for 50 years, the congregation…

Grace Lutheran Church
202 W. Grand Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Fri. Sep. 27

The Pumpkin Patch at Valley Pasture Farm

Bring the whole family to the farm and participate in over 25 engaging activities to celebrate fall including wagon rides, corn maze, farm animals, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, and more!

Valley Pasture Farm
E7631 N County Road E
Elk Mound

Cost: $9/person - save $1 with a non-perishable donation for our local food pantry

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Fri. Sep. 27

15th Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour

Visitors will find fine one-of-a-kind hand made ceramic pots and sculptures. You will have a chance to meet the artists and you can get an inside look into the workings of their studios.

Various Locations in Western Wisconsin

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-4pm Fri. Sep. 27

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists 25th Anniversary Exhibit

The Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists (CVWA) celebrate their 25th Anniversary with an exhibit highlighting the work of 20+ artists. The show will feature techniques that range from traditional watercolors to experimental works. These artists…

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Sep. 27

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-10:50am Fri. Sep. 27

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Siblings are welcome!

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregiver

11-11:30am Fri. Sep. 27

Growing Readers Storytime

Features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an optional activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

2-6pm Fri. Sep. 27

Reflexology with Mellie

Mellie offers East Asian reflexology for holistic healing and relaxation support. Please be sure to wear loose fitting pants that will roll above your knees. You can reserve a 20 min, 45 min, 60 min or 90 min Reflexology session.

The Broom & Crow
106 E. Grand Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30+

Age: 18+

4-9pm Fri. Sep. 27

Together Farms Burger Nights

Explore the grounds of Together Farms while eating gourmet burgers made from 100% grassfed beef. Serving beverages like beer & wine and other goodies. Gluten-Free and vegetarian options available. Relax by the bonfire, explore the hiking…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: $8-15

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Sep. 27

Friday Family Nights

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Featuring Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Inflatables, Movies, Free Popcorn, and Special Entertainment.

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

6pm Fri. Sep. 27

Toy Story 4

Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life…

UW-Stout Applied Arts Building, Room 210
712 S Broadway
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Sep. 27

American Hitmen with DJ Harm

From the battlefields in Iraq to the legendary stage of Radio City Music Hall, the American Hitmen have done it all. Brothers and Marine Corps Combat Veterans founded the band with fellow Marines and musicians in 2005. Opening performance by…

Northwoods Brew Pub
50819 West St
Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Sep. 27

Toy Story 4

Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life…

UW-Stout Applied Arts Building, Room 210
712 S Broadway
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages